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Memorial event for Lowell D. Holmes set for Oct. 23

Thursday, October 07, 2010 | Share

A memorial event to celebrate the life and contributions of Lowell D. Holmes, founder and former professor of the Department of Anthropology at Wichita State University, is set for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, on the WSU campus.

The event will start in 100 Lindquist Hall and continue to the Department of Anthropology and the Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology facilities, located in Neff Hall. Drinks and snacks will be served.

The event is open to the public, friends, faculty, administration and students of the past and present. People acquainted with Holmes and his activities at WSU or in the local or regional community are encouraged to attend.

Holmes died Aug. 31 following an extended illness. He was 85.

For more information about the event, contact Shannon Lucas at (316) 978-3195 or e-mail anthropology@wichita.edu.

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